Maybe you want to get your hands dirty with the bells and whistles of the latest iteration of SQL Server, but you don’t have an extra bare metal or Azure or GCP based VM. Well, you’re in luck because Microsoft just released container images for SQL Server 2022.
Here are few steps to get you started with SQL Server 2022:
At this point, it’s quite easy to give new versions of SQL Server a try, even when they’re in preview. That said, some of the features make it to containers later so you might want to spin up a virtual machine and install it if there’s something you can’t get right now in the container.